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Population in 2012: 493 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 

Males: 247  (50.2%)
Females: 246  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71439.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,568 (it was $25,446 in 2000)
Hornbeck:

$50,568
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,603

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,980 (it was $48,100 in 2000)
Hornbeck:

$75,980
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,756; Detached houses: $119,727; Mobile homes: $32,867

Median gross rent in 2012: $725.

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  • White alone - 447 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (2.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hornbeck: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), French (11.5%), English (9.9%), United States (8.7%), Dutch (6.3%), German (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 423 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hornbeck:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hornbeck town:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hornbeck, Louisiana as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hornbeck to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (77.7 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (82.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (160.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Anacoco, LA (2.4 miles ), Florien, LA (3.0 miles ), Fisher, LA (3.5 miles ), Leesville, LA (3.8 miles ), New Llano, LA (4.0 miles ), South Toledo Bend, TX (4.1 miles ), Many, LA (4.2 miles ), Fort Jesup, LA (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 31.33 N, Longitude: 93.40 W

Area code: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+4.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Hornbeck-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Hornbeck town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/16/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vernon Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Hornbeck:

  • WILLIS ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 185 DIXON ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Hornbeck:

  • VERNON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LEESVILLE, LA)
  • WOODLANDS HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (THE) (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LEESVILLE, LA)
  • WHISPERING PINES COMMUNITY HOM (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LEESVILLE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hornbeck, LA

Local government website: HTTP://townofhornbeck.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hornbeck:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 35 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 77 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 79 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Angelina College (about 79 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • McNeese State University (about 80 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 86 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Grambling State University (about 93 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)

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Notable location: Hornbeck Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hornbeck include: First Baptist Church (A), Hornbeck United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Vernon Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hornbeck and their reported violations in the past:

HORNBECK TOWN OF (Population served: 558, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hornbeck, LA

Hornbeck compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hornbeck travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hornbeck town (based on Vernon Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.74%
Here42.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents84.7%3.6%3.1%2.1%1.7%
Congregations67.9%1.3%6.4%6.4%1.3%
NameChurches of ChristLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%0.6%0.5%0.5%1.5%
Congregations5.1%1.3%1.3%1.3%7.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Vernon Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Vernon Parish:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Vernon Parish:

9.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,573$21,4380$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,700
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,512
Water Supply 1$2,987$35,8442$1,791
Totals for Government 3$6,560$26,24011$5,003

Hornbeck government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.14)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($6.09)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $374,000 ($758.62)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($99.39)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($62.88)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($30.43)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($28.40)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.14)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.03)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $112,000 ($227.18)

Hornbeck government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($50.71)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($46.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($40.57)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($40.57)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $389,000 ($789.05)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($105.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($18.26)
    Highways: $5,000 ($10.14)
  • Tax - NEC: $17,000 ($34.48)
    Total General Sales: $15,000 ($30.43)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($24.34)
    Property: $5,000 ($10.14)

Hornbeck government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $721,000 ($1462.47)

14.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.92%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,466 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.18%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.78% ($35,492 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.39% ($22,061)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($47,224)


19.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.21%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

1.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,910 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.12%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pierce County, WA  1.62% ($33,212 average AGI)
to Beauregard Parish, LA  0.94% ($33,323)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($34,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hornbeck:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLA (1570 AM; 1 kW; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV INCORPORATED)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KPBL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: PHILLIP BURR)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hornbeck:

  • KAVK (89.3 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJAE (93.5 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K220FQ (91.9 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUMX (106.7 FM; NORTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KROK (95.7 FM; SOUTH FORT POLK, LA; Owner: WEST CENTRAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVVP (105.7 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: STANNARD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWLV (107.1 FM; MANY, LA; Owner: WLV-TV, INC.)
  • KTHP (103.9 FM; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hornbeck:

  • K51FO (Channel 51; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

Hornbeck fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 1997 07:30 AM, 171, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1996 02:10 AM, Williams, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,030
Total average daily truck traffic: 292
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,618

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hornbeck)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 31.326667 Lon: -93.399167, Call Sign: WQKB534
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2009, Expiration Date: 03/18/2019, Certifier: Jody Browning
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • White City Road, White City Road Mp 650.91 (Lat: 31.337556 Lon: -93.412222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 17.1 m, Call Sign: WQPX262, Licensee ID: L00003692
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Kerry D Klasing
    Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr, Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 676-6064, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Hwy 473 1 Mi W Of Jct With Hwy 392 (Lat: 31.304056 Lon: -93.433778), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNEG615
    Assigned Frequencies: 1965.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/1997, Expiration Date: 03/26/1997, Cancellation Date: 03/16/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (972) 337-3053
  • HORNBECK, 3 Mi South Of (Lat: 31.304056 Lon: -93.432389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WNTZ616
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2010, Expiration Date: 07/18/2020, Certifier: Ronald G Russ
    Registrant: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr., Shreveport, LA 71107, Phone: (318) 676-6188, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:
  • Hwy 473 1 Mi W Of Jct With Hwy 392 (Lat: 31.304056 Lon: -93.433778), Call Sign: WPND956
    Assigned Frequencies: 1985.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/1997, Expiration Date: 04/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/07/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (816) 559-5206
  • STATION, 3 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 31.304056 Lon: -93.432389), Overall height: 55.2 m, Call Sign: WEH281
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2000, Expiration Date: 12/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2010
    Registrant: The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 4601 Hilry Huckaby Dr., Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 676-6188, Fax: (318) 676-6252, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hornbeck)


Most common first names in Hornbeck, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1775.3 years
John1774.8 years
James1176.4 years
Mary777.7 years
Willie777.1 years
Robert774.0 years
Henry675.6 years
Thomas674.0 years
Clarence575.4 years
Louis574.8 years
Most common last names in Hornbeck, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2377.5 years
Chance1579.5 years
Self1367.6 years
Snell1173.9 years
Dowden1071.8 years
Mitchell1074.5 years
Spears1079.7 years
Jett1072.1 years
Curtis976.8 years
Williams975.4 years
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